24/05/2022

Man Shot In The Back In North Belfast

PSNI Detectives have issued an appeal for information following a report of a shooting in north Belfast in the early hours of Tuesday, May 24.

It was reported shortly before 12:20am that a man, aged in his thirties, had been shot in the back in the Westland Way area. He has been taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

A suspect, described as slim and dressed all in dark clothing with a mask on and a hood drawn tight over his face, is believed to have fled the area on foot in the direction of Westland Road.
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Detective Sergeant Dougherty said: "Our enquiries into this incident are ongoing and we would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything, or who may have dashcam or other footage, to contact police on 101 quoting reference 22 of 24/5/22.

"Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via www.psni.police.uk/makeareport/.

"You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org/."

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